- archaic or technical term for polyp
- ‘Acupuncture stimulation is applied on ear acupoint ‘lung’ to treat nasal polypus, chronic rhinitis, etc.’
- ‘If the nose block persists, in spite of surgery, then it can be due to residual or recurrent polypi.’
- ‘Leaving the polypi unattended to can lead to complications.’
Late Middle English: via Latin from a variant of Greek polupous cuttlefish, polyp, from polu- many + pous, pod- foot.